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states, joe biden. and mayor michael nutter. [applause] [applause] [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] [applause] >> mayors and ladies and gentlemen, it is, of course, my distinct honor and pleasure to have the opportunity to introduce our good friend, my good friend, vice president joe biden. throughout his career as a public servant, the vice president biden has championed issues that are critical to the prosperity and growth of america's cities and he has engaged directly with the u.s. conference of mayors on a regular basis. during our annual meeting this past june in orlando, vice president biden pledged the obama administration would make sure that the future infrastructure investments are more targeted to local areas. in november, last year, the vice president hosted our leadership in the white house, to discuss the fiscal cliff and the concerns of mayors regard boast inrestor programs programs progt financing. whenever there's major issue that demands attention, again and again and again, vice president joe biden has shown the leadership and courage needed to help
of underdeveloped areas. >> thursday, vice president joe biden laid out details of a plan announced yesterday by president obama to reduce gun violence. speaking for the u.s. conference of mayors, the vice president describe thinking behind the plant from which calls for expanded background checks, bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines come increased funding for local police said more research on gun violence. this is about an hour. >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the vice president of the united states, joe biden and mayor michael nutter. [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] pockmarked >> mayors and ladies and gentlemen, it is of course my distinct honor and pleasure to have the opportunity to introduce our good friend, my good friend, vice president joe biden. throughout his career as a public servant, vice president biden has championed issues that are critical to prosperity and growth of american cities and he has engage directly with the u.s. conference of mayors on a regular basis. during our candlemaking this past june in orlando, vice president biden pledg
. [applause] >> president obama and vice president joe biden attend the 57 food inaugural prayer service this morning. you can see live coverage from the national cathedral in washington beginning at 9:50 eastern on c-span3. this afternoon on c-span3 the house ways and means committee look at the national debt limit, previous congresses and handle the and whether the president and raise the debt ceiling without congressional approval. live coverage begins at 9:30 eastern on c-span3. >> from the very start, organize militaries have always spent a lot of their time fighting and conventional, your regular warfare. you know what? those terms don't make a heck of a lot of sense. that is one of the big take aways i had from doing six years of reading and research for this book. the way we think about this subject is all messed up. we think that somehow conventional warfare is the norm, the way you modify is to have conventional armies plugging it out in the open but the reality is those of always been the exception. think about more modern world. what was the last conventional war? this is a h
are coming set of live events on. at 1230 time that eastern vice president joe biden speaks at the conference of mayors winter meeting. live coverage on c-span again starting at 630 eastern. >> he had been talking about this dream that he had. he talks about it for years, the american dream and then it becomes his dream and he had been in detroit just a few months before. he talked about i have a dream. america will someday realize these principles in the declaration of independence. so i think he was just inspired by that moment. >> sunday on after words, clayborne carson recalls his journey as a civil rights activist, participate in the 1963 march on washington to prominent historian and editor of martin luther king, jr.'s papers. it's part of three days of the booktv this weekend. >> next, secret and exchange commission chair dan gallagher shares his ideas for reforming the dodd-frank financial regulation law. also talks about the commission's 2013 agenda. mr. gallagher was asked of the securities and exchange commission commissioner, appointed by president obama and took office in 2011. t
charged with the governance of our nation. >> striven hearts of barack obama and joe biden. grant them and uphold them that they made this charge of their duties in the full life of your divine grace. keep this nation under your care. here our voice and to provide for the common good. give them the vision to care for your creation. lead them to willingly to fill obligations in a community of nations. keep this nation and your care. stir up the passion and reverence of the justices of the supreme court, for the rule of law in the way of justice. though there judgment with integrity and insight. keep this nation under your care. .. in all things, your will may be done. it is prey the lord. >> thanks be to god. >> a reading from saint paul's second letter to the corinthians. it is god who said, let light shine out of darkness, who has shown in our heart, to give the rate of the knowledge of the glory of god in the face of jesus christ. but we have this treasure in clay jars. so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to god and does not compromise. we are afflicted
to be a vulnerable part of the budget. >> it is. >> i seem to recall joe biden saying during the '08 program we'll cut, i think he said it was foreign aid. tell us your view about how we can kind of put that one on a sustainable basis pretty create -- politically. how can you persuade the public it's being used efficiently, what are the things that are working and what are not? >> well, i think the keyword here is "efficiently." we have to demonstrate that the money b, the taxpayer money that is being sent overseas for foreign aid is, number one, in our strategic national interest. and we have to articulate what that interest is. secondly, i think we have to go beyond just sending the money so it gets deposit inside whoever leads that country's swiss bank account. that we have to demonstrate that that money is being effectively used to address certain things. give george w. bush significant credit for the millennial challenge corporation program, for pepfar, treatment of aids in africa. because they have set a set of standards that these are o our values, these are our standards. if you are abl
joe biden. before that happened, johns hopkins university held a conference on gun violence with the panel focusing on background checks. it's just over two hours. >> i'm going go ahead and get our afternoon session underway. so we are going to continue focusing on what i consider a primary question of how do we keep guns from dangerous people? and so our next speaker is -- gave that fantastic presentation before lunch and she's going pick it back up with an interesting study he's done looking at many, many, many gun shows. so. it's all yours, gary. >> welcome back. let me tell you this, at the lunch you had is a long way better than the food you get at the gun show. [laughter] so this is my topic, and i will say this, that in consideration of comprehensive background checks, what gun shows can tell us is what private parties sales look like. this is going to be -- the post lecture. it's the lecture with no data. i believe there are three numbers and one decimal point in the talk. [laughter] yeah. they actually, in the original agenda, it was the lunch talk. and that the ver
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